Make a natural solution that kills fungus by adding a teaspoon of tea tree oil to white vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray but do not rinse.
Laundry Scent and Booster
Sometimes clothes and linens need a little more than just plain old laundry detergent. A teaspoon of tea tree oil in your wash water can kill germs.
Insect Repellent and Bite Soother
Tea tree oil keeps mosquitoes, gnats, and other bugs away. Pour about one ounce of tea tree oil and four ounces of witch hazel into a spray bottle. Shake it up before applying. Both ingredients are soothing to existing bites.
Tea tree oil is a great addition to homemade cleaners. Add 2 cups of hot water to 2 tablespoons of Borax, 1/2 teaspoon of liquid dish soap and 1/2 teaspoon tea tree oil in a spray bottle. Shake it and spray on germs!
Gum and Sticker Remover
Tea tree oil can cut through sticky substances with ease! Pour a few drops on a cotton ball and rub away.
Mix a teaspoon of tea tree oil with 4 teaspoons of either olive oil or coconut oil and rub into scalp. Leave on for 15 minutes. Use a nit comb before washing mixture out.
Athlete’s Foot and other Fungus
For athlete’s foot, ringworm, dandruff and nail infections, mix a few drops of tea tree oil in a base oil like sweet almond, olive or coconut oil and apply to affected area.
You can also add tea tree oil to your shampoo, or even to hot water for a foot soak.